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Guernsey's financial services industry has developed at a considerable rate over the past 50 years and the jurisdiction is recognised as a global centre of expertise for banking, investment funds, insurance and private client services.

The Island has robust administrative, legal and regulatory infrastructures and a commitment to meeting the highest standards on tax transparency and exchange of information. In 2016 the FATF confirmed that Guernsey is compliant or largely compliant with 48/49 of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations in respect to anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism.

Guernsey has an AA-credit rating from Standard & Poor's, representing the island's very strong capacity to meet its financial commitments.

Guernsey's tax neutrality facilitates substantial investment to and from the UK and Europe - there are no capital gains taxes or death or inheritance taxes in Guernsey.

Carey Olsen’s roots in Guernsey go back to 1898. Today we are the largest law firm in Guernsey, offering our clients the full range of corporate and finance, investment funds, dispute resolution and litigation, trust and private wealth as well as property legal advice.

We work alongside all of the major international law firms, accountancy firms and insolvency practitioners and our clients include global financial institutions, investment funds, private equity houses, multi-national corporations, sovereign wealth funds, high net worth individuals, family offices, directors, trustees and private clients.

We also provide a comprehensive range of legal services under the laws of Alderney and Sark.

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Carey Olsen (Guernsey) LLP
PO Box 98, Carey House
Les Banques
St Peter Port
Guernsey GY1 4BZ
Channel Islands
F: +44 (0)1481 711052

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Statistics about Guernsey


Guernsey domiciled investment funds with a NAV of £302bn


Europe's largest captive insurance domicile with 600+ international insurance entities


licensed banks with deposits exceeding £106bn


leading non-UK domicile for LSE listed companies globally